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Forage Short Courses and Field Day Events

There are several Short Courses and Field Days coming up for cattle and forage producers. Here is a compiled list: Novel Endophyte Tall Fescue Renovation Workshop https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/calendar/event.html?eventid=1620&event=Novel-Endophyte-Tall-Fescue-Renovation-Workshop Georgia Forage and Grassland Council Meeting https://georgiaforages.caes.uga.edu/calendar/event.html?eventid=1621&event=Georgia-Forage-and-Grassland-Council-Meeting Free for GFGC members (also gives you memberships to the American Forage and Grassland Council) –…
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FREE Cattle and Forage Webinars

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has a FREE series of webinars this spring focused on forage management. March 3rd:           Soil – The Foundation of Your Enterprise March 10th:         Forage Systems – Finding the Right Fit March 17th:         Grazing Management – Balancing Animal and Forage Performance March 24th:         Managing Drought…
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GACAA recap and Livestock/Forage News

GACAA The 2017 Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents (GACAA) annual meeting and professional improvement conference was held in Columbus at the beginning of the month. I competed in the applied research poster competition with research conducted with the Laurens County Agent, Raymond Joyce. We won our competition for our…
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Forage Questions Answered

Frequently asked questions ANSWERED from UGA Forage Specialist, Dennis Hancock.   1) Winter grazing seed costs (why they are high) and choices: https://youtu.be/U87FnL-1Wy4 2) Black oats vs. forage oats for grazing and baleage: https://youtu.be/BgfP9VRYYmU 3) Why timing the last cutting of bermudagrass is important: https://youtu.be/aXlc2w7PLMw
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2017 Wheeler & Telfair County Production Meetings

DATE                                      MEETING                                                          LOCATION                                              TIME   Thurs  Jan 12-                  Cotton Production                                            Southern Star Grill- McRae                               6:00 pm Wed Jan 25-                    Ag Economics- Livestock                                  Southern Star Grill- McRae                              12:00 noon Thurs Jan 26-                 Corn Production                                                  Southern Star Grill- McRae                             12:00 noon Fri Jan…
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2017 Jeff Davis County Ag Production Meetings

We have our County Production Meetings scheduled for 2017. Private and Commercial pesticide applicators will receive 1 hour of re-certification credit for all meetings except the Ag Economic and Irrigation Meetings. You must RSVP  (912-375-6648) at least two days before the meeting so we have a head count for the meal.
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Southeastern Hay Directory Service

UGA’s Feed and Environmental Lab puts together a Hay Directory for producers to advertise on and find high quality hay for feeding their livestock. With the severe drought we have experienced this season it may be a useful tool for many.
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Forage Team Newsletter

The UGA Extension Forage Team puts out newsletter quarterly. The team is made up of specialists and county agents with expertise in animal science and related topics. Many of the topics are informative and timely.
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